Quotemeal: May. 22nd, 2006

Monday, May 22, 2006

"The spiritual life is a stern choice. It is not a consoling retreat from the difficulties of existence, but an invitation to enter fully into that difficult existence, and there apply the Charity of God, and bear the cost."
— Evelyn Underhill

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Illustration of Evelyn Underhill — "The spiritual life is a stern choice. It is not a consoling retreat from the difficulties of existence, but an invitation to enter fully into that difficult existence, and there apply the Charity of God, and bear the cost."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.